South Florida Roundup Transit Breakdown From Miami-Dade To West Palm Beach
On the South Florida Roundup, we discussed Tri-Rail possibly making its way to Downtown, Miami-Dade County commissioners voting to accelerate and extend the existing Metrorail system, as well as the Broward County penny tax from 2018 and how it has been implemented.
‘I think we are leading the way’: Republican wave hits South Florida
Miami-Dade county has experienced a political shift that Republicans have been building on for years.
City of Miami takes over historically Black beach, Brazil's tight presidential election, wetlands boundary moved
On this week's South Florida Roundup, we discussed: Miami-Dade County’s decision to move a boundary that protects wetlands (01:02); the results of Brazil's presidential election (15:31); and the anger over the City of Miami's ousting of Virginia Key Trust's majority-Black board (38:04).
A lawsuit over LGBTQ+ flags in a classroom, the race for District 27, Fantasy Fest returns
A lawsuit filed in Palm Beach County over LGBTQ+ flags in a school classroom could be the first of many linked to Florida's recent parental rights laws. On the South Florida Roundup, we also spoke to Senator Annette Taddeo about her run for congress in District 27 and to WLRN’s new Florida Keys reporter Gwen Filosa about Fantasy Fest returning in full for the first time since 2019.
Voter fraud arrests under fire, breaking down the amendments on Florida's midterm ballots
Ex-felons are now "afraid to vote" on the back of a series of contentious arrests trumpeted by Governor Ron DeSantis, a social justice reporter tells the South Florida Roundup. With early voting about to start, opinion editors from two newspapers dissect the three congressional amendments that Floridians have on their midterm ballots.